Entries by Jeff Barr

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New – API & CloudFormation Support for Amazon CloudWatch Dashboards

We launched CloudWatch Dashboards a couple of years ago. In the post that I wrote for the launch, I showed you how to interactively create a dashboard that displayed chosen CloudWatch metrics in graphical form. After the launch, we added additional features including a full screen mode, a dark theme, control over the range of […]

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AWS Price Reduction – SQL Server Standard Edition on EC2

by Jeff Barr | on 05 JUL 2017 | in Amazon EC2, Price Reduction | Permalink | |  Share I’m happy to be able to announce the 62nd AWS price reduction, this one for Microsoft SQL Server Standard Edition on EC2. Many enterprise workloads run on Microsoft Windows, primarily on-premises or in corporate data centers. […]

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New – Cross-Account Delivery of CloudWatch Events

CloudWatch Events allow you to track and respond to changes in your AWS resources. You get a near real-time stream of events that you can route to one or more targets (AWS Lambda functions, Amazon Kinesis streams, Amazon SNS topics, and more) using rules. The events that are generated depend on the particular AWS service. […]

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Catching Up On AWS Announcements from Early 2017

Even though we have published 123 posts so far this year, we simply don’t have the time to cover every significant AWS launch. Also, the newer services are often richer and take more space to describe, adding to our workload. This post (and others to follow each quarter) will outline some of the launches that […]

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New Power Bundle for Amazon WorkSpaces – More vCPUs, Memory, and Storage

by Jeff Barr | on 28 JUN 2017 | in Amazon WorkSpaces, Announcements | Permalink | |  Share Are you tired of hearing me talk about Amazon WorkSpaces yet? I hope not, because we have a lot of customer-driven additions on the roadmap! Our customers in the developer and analyst community have been asking for […]

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Now Available – Developer Preview of AWS SDK for Java 2.0

by Jeff Barr | on 28 JUN 2017 | in Developers, Java | Permalink | |  Share The AWS Developer Tools Team has been hard at work on the AWS SDK for Java and is launching a Developer Preview of version 2.0 today. This version is a major rewrite of the older, 1.11.x codebase. Built […]

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AWS GovCloud (US) and Amazon Rekognition – A Powerful Public Safety Tool

I’ve already told you about Amazon Rekognition and described how it uses deep neural network models to analyze images by detecting objects, scenes, and faces. Today I am happy to tell you that Rekognition is now available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. To learn more, read the Amazon Rekognition FAQ, and the Amazon Rekognition […]

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AWS Bill Simplification – Consolidated CloudWatch Charges

The bill that you receive for your use of AWS in July will include a change in the way that Amazon CloudWatch charges are presented. The CloudWatch team made this change in order to make your bill simpler and easier to understand. Consolidating ChargesIn the past, charges for your usage of CloudWatch were split between […]

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DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) Now Generally Available

Earlier this year I told you about Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX), a fully-managed caching service that sits in front of (logically speaking) your Amazon DynamoDB tables. DAX returns cached responses in microseconds, making it a great fit for eventually-consistent read-intensive workloads. DAX supports the DynamoDB API, and is seamless and easy to use. As a […]

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Protect Web Sites & Services Using Rate-Based Rules for AWS WAF

AWS WAF (Web Application Firewall) helps to protect your application from many different types of application-layer attacks that involve requests that are malicious or malformed. As I showed you when I first wrote about this service (New – AWS WAF), you can define rules that match cross-site scripting, IP address, SQL injection, size, or content […]

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